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Crunchy chicken nuggets

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken
Category Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Baking
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; High Protein; Heart Healthy


  • Barbecue sauce

  • Chicken 

    • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes

    • 3 cups whole-wheat fortified cereal flakes



  • Preheat the oven to 375�F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray, lightly. In a large bowl, mix the barbecue sauce ingredients, and add chicken to coat with the barbecue sauce mixture.

  • Into a large plastic bag, add the cereal flakes and crush into small pieces. Add the chicken to the plastic bag, reseal, and toss to coat.

  • On the baking sheet, place the coated chicken pieces. Bake for about 18-20 minutes, until the chicken is crispy, golden brown and no longer pink inside.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 180 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 50mg

  • Sodium: 450mg

  • Potassium: 403mg

  • Carbohydrate: 22g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Sugars: 9g

  • Protein: 18g